Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship

Are you a digital citizen?

Do you use the internet to share information about yourself or others, communicate with friends, comment on what you see online, play games, get material for an assignment or buy stuff online? If you answered YES to any of these, you are a digital citizen. Why is digital citizenship important? Do you want to get the best out of using the internet and keep yourself and others safe and healthy in an online world? Use these materials to learn what it takes to become a positive digital citizen.

Be a Digital Citizen
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Lessons to Teach Digital Citizenship While Using Youtube

1- What Makes YouTube Unique
What Makes YouTube Unique - basic facts and figures to understand the environment and scale of Youtube. (40 minutes)

2 - Detecting Lies

Develop skills of critical analysis when encountering online content. (35 minutes)

3 - Safety Mode

Become familiar with what safety mode is, why you should use it and how to enable it for you and your family.

4 - Online Reputation and Cyberbullying

Appreciate potential short-term and long-term consequences of irresponsible social networking. Understand what cyber-bullying is and its effects.

5 - Policy

Understand the dos and don’ts of posting content on YouTube.

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